Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco IOS
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 701 575
Rank change year-on-year +128 -126 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 255 177 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 1.12% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 109 183
England median daily rate £365 £382 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% -1.42% +10.71%
10th Percentile £166 £247 £233
90th Percentile £533 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 15
England median hourly rate £23.43 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.28% +5.26% +4.67%
10th Percentile £17.75 £17.03 £15.40
90th Percentile £31.14 £29.13 £40.04
UK median hourly rate £23.43 £28.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year -18.50% +9.52% +15.69%

Cisco IOS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12306 15734 15052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.95% 15.50% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7400 9698 8529
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 700 696 855
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +13.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £25.00 £20.55
% change year-on-year -21.75% +21.65% +8.16%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IOS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco IOS in England

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 137 £400 -0.68% 16
North of England +100 52 £300 -20.00% 2
South East +31 32 £339 -18.13% 5
Yorkshire +50 30 £500 +33.33% 1
North West +41 17 £163 -51.70% 1
Midlands +13 14 £350 -5.41% 4
South West +10 10 £394 +50.00%
East of England -8 9 £425 -8.11% 1
West Midlands +19 8 £363 -2.68% 1
East Midlands -10 6 £313 +7.76% 3
North East +53 5 £350 -
Cisco IOS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 255 (100.00%) Cisco
2 141 (55.29%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (47.45%) LAN
4 118 (46.27%) Firewall
5 112 (43.92%) CCNP
6 96 (37.65%) Wireless
7 91 (35.69%) Microsoft
8 89 (34.90%) BGP
9 87 (34.12%) WAN
10 86 (33.73%) VPN
11 82 (32.16%) Windows
12 80 (31.37%) Cisco ASA
13 74 (29.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 73 (28.63%) OSPF
15 61 (23.92%) DNS
15 61 (23.92%) Android
16 59 (23.14%) Data Centre
16 59 (23.14%) MPLS
17 58 (22.75%) VMware
18 57 (22.35%) Citrix
19 56 (21.96%) TCP/IP
20 54 (21.18%) CCIE
21 51 (20.00%) ITIL
22 50 (19.61%) DHCP
23 48 (18.82%) Palo Alto
24 46 (18.04%) Cisco Wireless
24 46 (18.04%) EIGRP
25 43 (16.86%) NX-OS
26 42 (16.47%) Active Directory
27 41 (16.08%) WLAN

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.02%) IBM Notes
2 22 (8.63%) Skype for Business
3 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.53%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Eikon
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.92%) Office 365
3 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.57%) G Suite
4 4 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 121 (47.45%) LAN
2 118 (46.27%) Firewall
3 96 (37.65%) Wireless
4 89 (34.90%) BGP
5 87 (34.12%) WAN
6 86 (33.73%) VPN
7 80 (31.37%) Cisco ASA
8 74 (29.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 73 (28.63%) OSPF
10 61 (23.92%) DNS
11 59 (23.14%) MPLS
12 56 (21.96%) TCP/IP
13 50 (19.61%) DHCP
14 46 (18.04%) Cisco Wireless
14 46 (18.04%) EIGRP
15 43 (16.86%) NX-OS
16 41 (16.08%) WLAN
17 40 (15.69%) Network Security
18 35 (13.73%) VLAN
19 26 (10.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (6.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
2 37 (14.51%) Banking
3 21 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.27%) Retail
5 8 (3.14%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.96%) Law
6 5 (1.96%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 113 (44.31%) Network Engineer
2 42 (16.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (14.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 28 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 25 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (9.02%) Analyst
7 21 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (6.67%) Architect
8 17 (6.67%) Network Analyst
9 16 (6.27%) Desktop Support
10 13 (5.10%) LAN Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Cisco Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Security Engineer
12 11 (4.31%) Service Desk Support
12 11 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (3.92%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 10 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.94%) 802.1X
2 11 (4.31%) XMPP
3 2 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) Core Data
4 1 (0.39%) OAuth
4 1 (0.39%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.14%) Data Centre
2 41 (16.08%) BYOD
3 33 (12.94%) Blackberry
4 30 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.27%) Clustering
6 10 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.75%) DataPower
7 7 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.35%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.35%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.35%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.78%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
10 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (32.16%) Windows
2 61 (23.92%) Android
3 37 (14.51%) Windows 7
4 28 (10.98%) Linux
5 27 (10.59%) Mac OS
6 23 (9.02%) Windows Server
7 18 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.27%) Unix
9 12 (4.71%) Mac OS X
9 12 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.75%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.57%) CentOS
13 2 (0.78%) CatOS
14 1 (0.39%) VyOS
14 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.00%) ITIL
2 32 (12.55%) Migration
3 29 (11.37%) Network Design
4 27 (10.59%) Network Management
5 21 (8.24%) High Availability
6 20 (7.84%) Service Management
7 19 (7.45%) Load Balancing
8 18 (7.06%) Coaching
8 18 (7.06%) ITSM
8 18 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (5.10%) ITIL V3
9 13 (5.10%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.71%) Project Management
11 11 (4.31%) WAN Optimisation
12 10 (3.92%) Configuration Management
12 10 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (3.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 9 (3.53%) Network Architecture
13 9 (3.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.49%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.10%) Python
3 9 (3.53%) Perl
3 9 (3.53%) VB
4 4 (1.57%) C#
5 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (55.29%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (43.92%) CCNP
3 54 (21.18%) CCIE
4 40 (15.69%) CCNA
5 29 (11.37%) Security Cleared
6 20 (7.84%) SC Cleared
7 18 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.71%) Degree
9 11 (4.31%) MCP
10 8 (3.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (3.14%) JNCIA
10 8 (3.14%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.35%) CCNP Voice
11 6 (2.35%) CCVP
11 6 (2.35%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.96%) CCSE
12 5 (1.96%) MCSA
12 5 (1.96%) MCSE
12 5 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.35%) GPFS
4 6 (2.35%) LXC
5 5 (1.96%) vSphere
6 3 (1.18%) Firmware
6 3 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (9.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (9.02%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 17 (6.67%) FortiGate
4 14 (5.49%) SCCM
5 9 (3.53%) AirWatch
5 9 (3.53%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.53%) WSUS
6 8 (3.14%) Cacti
6 8 (3.14%) Nagios
6 8 (3.14%) Puppet
6 8 (3.14%) ZABBIX
7 7 (2.75%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (2.75%) OPNET
7 7 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (2.35%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (2.35%) OpenView
8 6 (2.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 255 (100.00%) Cisco
2 91 (35.69%) Microsoft
3 58 (22.75%) VMware
4 57 (22.35%) Citrix
5 48 (18.82%) Palo Alto
6 33 (12.94%) Juniper
7 32 (12.55%) SolarWinds
8 31 (12.16%) F5
9 30 (11.76%) CheckPoint
10 25 (9.80%) HP
11 24 (9.41%) Fortinet
12 23 (9.02%) Lotus
13 21 (8.24%) Splunk
14 19 (7.45%) Riverbed
15 18 (7.06%) Symantec
16 14 (5.49%) Bloomberg
17 13 (5.10%) MobileIron
17 13 (5.10%) Reuters
18 12 (4.71%) Red Hat
19 11 (4.31%) Blue Coat
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